TLC #76: Global Climate Strike and Jamie Margolin on the climate crisis

September 20, 2019

In this episode, we speak to Williamstown residents Anne O’Connor and Molly Polk, who assisted local youths in preparing signs to display during the Global Climate Strike actions Friday, September 20. The event in Williamstown begins at 4:00 p.m. in front of the First Congregational Church.

A listing of Climate Strike events around the world can be found at Global Climate Strike.

Mai and Alele display some of the signs that will be part of the Youth Climate Strike; photo by Jason Velázquez.
Mai and Alele display some of the signs that will be part of the Youth Climate Strike; photo by Jason Velázquez.

We spoke also to Jamie Margolin, founder of the climate action group This Is Zero Hour.

Climate activists Greta Thunberg, of Sweden (left) and Jamie Margolin, of Seattle, testified about the climate crisis before the United States Congress September 18. 2019; photo courtesy Zero Hour, via Facebook.
Climate activists Greta Thunberg, of Sweden (left) and Jamie Margolin, of Seattle, testified about the climate crisis before the United States Congress September 18. 2019; photo courtesy Zero Hour, via Facebook.

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Berkshire County Courthouse, photo by Alexius Horatius; [CC BY-SA 3.0] via Wikimedia Commons.
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